Denon AVR-X8500HSP vs Yamaha RX-V4A

AVR-X8500HSP vs RX-V4A comparison chart

Denon AVR-X8500HSP vs Yamaha RX-V4A review

Denon AVR-X8500HSP
vs
Yamaha RX-V4A

Here we show you AV receivers comparison of Denon AVR-X8500HSP vs Yamaha RX-V4A based on specifications, reviews and ratings. The AVR-X8500HSP has 13.2 channels amplifier and the RX-V4A 5.2 channels. Only the AVR-X8500HSP has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the AVR-X8500HSP. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVR-X8500HSP has an overall score of 9.6 out of 10 vs 6.5 out of 10 for RX-V4A.

Advantages Denon AVR-X8500HSP over Yamaha RX-V4A

  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Multi-zone
  • IMAX Enhanced certification

Advantages Yamaha RX-V4A over Denon AVR-X8500HSP

  • 8K resolution video signal pass-through feature

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Product

Denon AVR-X8500HSP
Yamaha RX-V4A

Model

AVR-X8500HSP
RX-V4A

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Reviews

6
6

Amplifier

Channels

13.2
5.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

150/8, 190/6
80/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.05
0.06

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4490 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT32
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer, Hi-Res audio
CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz
2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/3
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
0

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

4
0

Component input/output

3/1
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic
USB, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/120Hz

8K signal pass-through

8K/60Hz

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

BT.2020, HLG
x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control, Web Control
App Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
MusicCast

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

2
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround
DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF, DSD

Power

Operational power consumption, W

900
260

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 19.5 x 7.8/17 x 7.7 x 18.7
43.1 x 15.2 x 35.5/17.1 x 6.7 x 14.8

Weight, kg/lbs

23.1/51.6
8.6/19.4

Other

Release year

2018
2020
Denon AVR-X8500HSP
Yamaha RX-V4A
Denon AVR-X8500HSP
Yamaha RX-V4A

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9.6
  • 6.5
  • 9.6Denon AVR-X8500HSP
  • 6.5Yamaha RX-V4A